Svitzer Trials New Line Handling Tech

Svitzer has begun sea trials of a new ‘industry-first’ remotely operated line catching technology prototype.The new mechanism is being trialed on the vessel Svitzer Trym, in the company’s Scandinavian fleet, and could significantly improve safety…

IZMIR Shipyard Eyes S. Korean Market

Izmir Shipyard and ONO Group, a company in thermoplastics processing in South Korea, sign a sales and distribution agreement in Seoul. Effectively ONO Group is the new distributor of Izmir Shipyard boats in South Korea, Japan and China markets.As a part of this agreement…

FSRU: Bangladesh Terminal Makes First STS Transfer

Bangladesh's second liquefied natural gas (LNG) floating facility is set to receive its first ship-to-ship transfer of gas from an Algerian cargo, a spokeswoman from operator Summit LNG Terminal said on Thursday.'Summit LNG', the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU), will receive 159,000

Jotun Creates New Antifouling

Jotun unveiled the next-generation of its SeaForce biocidal antifouling range, with three new products featuring Hydractive technology. Jotun originally launched its SeaForce range in 2004. Since then it has recorded more than 27,000 vessel…

AAR and Class I members tell Congress to pass USMCA sooner than later

While USMCA has still not been formally signed into law, it has the attention of the freight railroad sector, to be sure. And that was presented in a very detailed letter sent to the Members of the United States Congress from the Association of American Railroads (AAR) and its undersigned Class I freight railroad members.

April intermodal volumes see slight annual gain, reports IANA

Total April volume, at 1,506,210, was up 0.2% annually. Trailers again saw the steepest decline, falling 13% to 102,349, following March’s 12.1% annual decline. Domestic containers, at 614.225, slipped 4%.

The changing math of logistics VC

There’s a simplistic formula in the venture capital world that sounds crazy to those outside of it: one, maybe two, investments out of 10 will pan...

Shipowners See Increase in IMO-Compliant Fuels, But Doubts Persist

Shipowners, who are facing one of the biggest changes in the oil industry in decades, are seeing more fuels that will be compliant with new rules on sulphur emissions from ships, but some say the way forward is far from clear.The United Nations…

Heerema Unveils World's Largest Offshore Crane Vessel

Dutch firm Heerema Marine Contractors and Singapore's Sembcorp Marine, on Thursday, showed off the world's largest crane vessel that can be used for the setup and decommissioning of offshore oil and gas facilities.The semi-submersible vessel…

New Fast Crew Supplier for OCTOMAR

Independent Angolan diving services company OCTOMAR Serviços Marítimos Limitada has taken delivery of a new Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2206, its first vessel from the Damen Shipyards Group.The vessel was selected for its ability to undertake a variety of roles…